Archives: Landing Pages

Emerging Leader

Rachael LaurieHR & Training Coordinator Rachael is incredibly organised and she’s passionate about helping our staff gain the right opportunities for training and development. With her infectious laugh, she helps liven up the office, and her efficiency keeps things moving smoothly. Favourite snack: Crispy M&Ms Latest Netflix binge: Community Favourite Superhero: She-Ra (circa 1980’s not […]

Emerging Leader

Abdul Qader MohammedCivil Site Engineer Abdul is quiet and hard-working. Abdul gained his Bachelor of Engineering in India, and has since gone on to complete his Master of Engineering Science (with a specialisation in Civil Engineering) at the University of Southern Queensland. He is keen to now gain hands-on project experience and put his learning […]

Emerging Leader

Mitchell TurnerSupervisor Mitch has worked his way up from a labourer to a well-respected Operations Supervisor. His sunny nature and can-do attitude makes him a favourite with staff and clients. Mitch handles a lot of our minor works and plant hire contracts, bringing a desire to learn and improve to every project. Favourite snack: Nuts […]

Emerging Leader

Jack CampbellResource Controller Jack is the one who ensures that we have the machinery and men we need for each job. This is a demanding position that requires a cool head and good communication skills. As Jack also has considerable experience in the field, he understands what is required for our projects and the demands […]

Training up Young Leaders

Meet Joe Wagner Group’s up and coming leaders We truly value our project managers and supervisors with the many years of valuable experience they contribute to our company. However, we also appreciate the enthusiasm and optimism of our younger staff members. In developing our Emerging Leaders program we are investing in the future of our […]

DTMR Rest Area Upgrades

Helping to combat driver fatigue Visitors to our country are rarely prepared for the vast distances and isolated stretches of road between towns that characterise travel in Australia. Our staff however, are all too familiar with vast outback skies and straight, mind-numbing roads which is why we have a Fatigue Management policy to ensure our […]

Building our Company Culture

“Culture eats strategy for breakfast” Any business owner knows that company culture is important. A positive culture reduces employee turnover rates and can contribute to the operating profit of an organisation. However, culture (whether good or bad) is deeply ingrained and can be hard to shift. It is sometimes difficult for it to keep up […]

Staff Training

One of our priorities We were proud to reach the finals of the Queensland Training Awards this year, as it was recognition of our emphasis on staff training. At any one time, we have at least 95% of our workforce in some kind of training; whether that be: Apprenticeships Upskilling Self-driven study Site-specific inductions, or […]

Sovereign Hill

Tight time-frames, tight organisation The Sovereign Hill subdivision has been an exercise in planning and logistics. We had a14-week program to build a 70-lot subdivision—a tight timeframe in anyone’s estimation. However, the client walk-through took place yesterday, and all is going well for this job to be handed over on time. This can be put […]

Safety: Always a Priority

Any civil construction project requires a stringent focus on safety, and this is particularly the case on road and rail projects where work is often done in close proximity to live traffic and in the presence of overhead lines. The common practice is to have a spotter who watches the machine and alerts the operator […]

Our Rail Expertise

Joe Wagner Group is gaining a reputation for excellence in rail infrastructure maintenance. We are regularly contracted by Queensland Rail (QR) to deliver drainage and culvert replacements, and formation works. Our crews all hold Rail Industry Worker cards, and have SARC and WET certification which means they can work within the rail corridor and in […]

35 Years of Loyal Service

Jeff Wirth is one of our industry’s gentlemen. He is a quiet achiever and our operator of choice for any job that requires efficient, detailed and timely work done. With a combination of 35-years’ experience and considerable finesse, his skills as an operator are unparalleled. Joe Wagner hired Jeff a couple of months after Joe […]